fbpx
Title Image

Market Bulletin

Market Bulletin (16/11/2015)

Commodity slide At the time of writing, after falling in early trading, France’s CAC 40 index was showing the resilience and resolve that can be the only response to the horrific attacks by terrorists in Paris on Friday night. The tragedy made even more insignificant other

Market Bulletin (09/11/2015)

Taking the lead Sometimes it is indecision, rather than action, that keeps audiences on the edge of their seats. So it has been for markets watching the Fed in recent months; until Wednesday, the US central bank had displayed a level of indecision worthy of Hamlet.   Last

Market Bulletin (02/11/2015)

 “The bears are in hibernation,” quipped market strategists as a month dominated by central banks’ activity ended with global markets clawing their way back to near record highs. After a bruising August and September, the FTSE All-World Index gained 8% in October, its biggest monthly

Market Bulletin (26/10/2015)

 Metal Settle The most significant reversal in sentiment was towards commodities. Commodities have been one of the principal enemies of stocks this summer and of confidence in the global outlook more broadly. The drop in GDP growth figures in China was especially important in this regard;

Market Bulletin (19/10/2015)

 One in three beers Perhaps the most significant market news of the week came on Tuesday with the announcement of the merger between brewing giants Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) and SABMiller. The deal means that one in three bottles of beer worldwide looks set to be

Market Bulletin (12/10/2015)

 Metal Settle The most significant reversal in sentiment was towards commodities. Commodities have been one of the principal enemies of stocks this summer and of confidence in the global outlook more broadly. The drop in GDP growth figures in China was especially important in this regard;

Market Bulletin (05/10/2015)

Summer showers As investors bid farewell to a volatile third quarter, now is a good moment to put some of the recent fearmongering into context. The data was never going to look rosy; and, sure enough, when the figures came in, they reflected the impact of

Market Bulletin (28/09/2015)

Shakes not quakes As the volatility typical of the height of summer extended to September, investors could understandably be unnerved by the series of small tremors that has continued to rattle markets. Yet the factors driving market uncertainty – rising US interest rates and lower Chinese

Market Bulletin (21/09/2015)

Playing safe The most important event of the week was, in fact, a non-event – the US Federal Reserve chose not to raise interest rates. The downbeat comments which accompanied the news prompted some rotation out of equities and into bonds.   After weeks of anticipation and debate,

Market Bulletin (14/09/2015)

 Last week, members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) found themselves once again to be largely of one mind on the question of interest rates, as members voted 8–1 for no change to the Bank of England rate of 0.5%. The pound rose slightly after

Proud to be supports of...

Links from this website exist for information only and we accept no responsibility or liability for the information contained on any such sites. The existence of a link to another website does not imply or express endorsement of its provider, products or services by St. James's Place. Please note that clicking a link will open the external website in a new window or tab.

88/89 Whiting Street
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk, IP33 1NX
01284 703422
abbeygatewm@sjpp.co.uk

Registered in England and Wales
Company No.06803554

The Partner Practice is an Appointed Representative of and represents only St. James's Place Wealth Management plc (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) for the purpose of advising solely on the Group’s wealth management products and services, more details of which are set out on the Group’s website www.sjp.co.uk/products. The ‘St. James's Place Partnership’ and the titles ‘Partner’ and ‘Partner Practice’ are marketing terms used to describe St. James's Place representatives.